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KYLIE MINOGUE and NELLY FURTADO are amongst the latest additions to this year’s V2001 festival.

Minogue is confirmed to headline the JJB Arena on an as-yet-unspecified date, while Furtado is confirmed to appear, although it remains unclear on what day.

This year’s event is headlined by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Texas and Coldplay, and takes place over the weekend of August 18-19 at Hylands Park in Chelmsford and Weston Park in Stafford.

Other new additions to the festival include Sparklehorse, Wheatus, Turin Brakes, Alfie, The Webb Brothers and Ed Harcourt.

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